Biografie von John-Franklin KOENIG (1924-2008)

Birth place: Seattle, WA

Addresses: Germain, Paris

Profession: Painter

Studied: U.S. Army Univ., France, 1945; Univ. Wash. (grad., 1948).

Exhibited: Collage & Objects, ICA Gal., London, 1954; First Biennale Paris, 1959; …cole Paris, Tate Gal., London, 1962; Carnegie Int., Carnegie Inst., Pittsburgh, 1964; PAFA Ann., 1966; Aventure Art Abstrait, various French mus., 1967-69. Awards: Student Show Prize, Univ. Wash., 1948; Third Prix Artistes Etrangers, MOMA, Paris, 1959; Prix Critiques Art de Presse Parisienne, First Biennale Paris, 1959.

Work: MOMA, Paris, France; Center Nat. Art Contemp., Paris; Mus. Western Art, Tokyo; SAM; Mus. Art Contemp., Montreal. Commissions: mural & glass windows (with Wogenscky), CHU Hospital, St.-Antoine, Paris, 1965.

Comments: Preferred media: oils, acrylics. Positions: ballet critic, Cimaise, Paris, 1968-; ballet critic, Art Vivant, Paris, 1970-71. Publications: co-auth., John Franklin Koenig, 1965 & 1970.

Sources: WW73; Pierre Restany, John Franklin Koenig (Galerie Arnaud, Paris, 1960); Rene Deroudille, John Franklin Koenig (Tàte d'Or, Lyon, 1961); Sylvie Nikitine, Le Regard du Peintre (TV Scolaire, Paris, 1968); Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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